Realism and Imagination

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This week has been focused on completing the Critical Review. The recent Oral Presentation was well received, although I knew that for the CR, I needed to do less on personal history and biography, and more on critical theory. I wrote and illustrated a draft, and got some very helpful feedback from Ashley – suggesting I could better explain the …

Coleridge, Imagination and Fancy

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In thinking through the upcoming critical review, I realise that I have been working in two parallel directions. First, my photography has become increasingly abstract, traces of what happened, well documented throughout this CRJ. But, second, whilst I started with the idea of ‘simply’ re-telling the story, using techniques such as rephotography, I have graduated to the thought (indeed, the necessity) of …